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Global Affairs says two more Canadians have died fighting for Ukraine in Russia war

Global Affairs says two more Canadians have died fighting for Ukraine in Russia war

MONTREAL — A military unit of foreign fighters in the Ukrainian war had taken up covert missions against Russia when its Canadian commander was killed, says a researcher who studies war in the former Soviet Union.
Holland must sell oral-health providers on dental care plan before coverage begins

Holland must sell oral-health providers on dental care plan before coverage begins

OTTAWA — Health Minister Mark Holland is on tour to sell Canadian dentists and hygienists on the new federal dental care plan as concerns mount about what the government plans to pay providers for their services.
Sales and investment process started for SaltWire Network and The Halifax Herald

Sales and investment process started for SaltWire Network and The Halifax Herald

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia judge approved a process Monday aimed at finding buyers or investors willing to bid on SaltWire Network Inc. and The Halifax Herald Ltd., the two companies that operate Atlantic Canada's largest newspaper enterprise.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Mondayon the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,942.28 , down 41.80): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.10, or 2.25 per cent, to $49.95 on 16.8 million shares.
Quebec parents file $1.6M suit after teacher allegedly puts kids' art for sale online

Quebec parents file $1.6M suit after teacher allegedly puts kids' art for sale online

MONTREAL — Ten Montreal-area parents are suing a high school teacher and a school board after their children's classroom art assignments were allegedly posted for sale online.
Preliminary hearing begins for Quebec man charged with murder in daycare bus crash

Preliminary hearing begins for Quebec man charged with murder in daycare bus crash

SAINT-JÉRÔME, Que. — A preliminary hearing began Monday for a Quebec man accused of killing two young children by allegedly driving a city bus into a Montreal-area daycare last year.
Liberal MPs call on finance minister to fund disability benefit in upcoming budget

Liberal MPs call on finance minister to fund disability benefit in upcoming budget

OTTAWA — Dozens of Liberal members of Parliament are calling on the finance minister to set aside money for the Canada Disability Benefit in next month's federal budget.
New, improved stun gun is accepted for police use in B.C., province says

New, improved stun gun is accepted for police use in B.C., province says

The government says the weapon is already authorized for use in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
S&P/TSX composite closes lower despite boost to energy and mining stocks

S&P/TSX composite closes lower despite boost to energy and mining stocks

Energy and mining stocks got a boost from rising commodity prices Monday but Canada's main stock index closed down overall to kick off a short trading week. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 41.80 points at 21,942.28.
Woman charged after dog attack left child seriously injured in Toronto

Woman charged after dog attack left child seriously injured in Toronto

TORONTO — A dog attack at a Toronto park that left a child with life-altering injuries had led to multiple charges against the owner, police said Monday, days after the city took steps to address concerns over dangerous dogs.